Eye spy in Africa

Posted 25 April 2017

Increasing terrorist threats have led to a massive increase in special mission aircraft in Africa. Alan Warnes looks at the latest situation.

in Air Transport / Features

SAA's burning ambition...

Posted 24 April 2017

South African Airways' (SAA) financial state has come under close scrutiny over the last few year, along with its revolving door of CEOs. SAA acting general manager commercial Aaron Munetsi is an exception; he has been with the airline for just over 21 years. Munetsi

in Air Transport / Features

Why the African love story continues to grow

Posted 13 March 2017

Air France-KLM has lengthy historical ties with Africa and today boasts one of the strongest networks to the continent. Victoria Moores caught up with Air France-KLM SVP Africa Frank Legré to learn about the group's expansion plans.

in Defence / Features

Ghana's small unit making a huge impact

Posted 10 March 2017

Erwan de Cherisey takes a detailed look at the Ghana Air Force operation in Mali.

in Air Transport / Features

Air Djibouti back from the dead

Posted 9 March 2017

After a false start in 2015, Air Djibouti is now spreading its wings under the watchful eye of support specialists Cardiff Aviation. Martin Rivers talks to Ian Patrick, the flag-carrier's commercial director.

in Features / Airports

New gateway to a world of wonder

Posted 8 March 2017

Plans are under way to diversify Zambia's economy away from copper mining by developing the aviation and tourism industries. Humphrey Nkonde reports.

in Defence / Features

Nigeria opts for Super Mushshaks

Posted 7 March 2017

With the introduction of a new glass cockpit, the Super Mushshak has been unleashed with a new lease of life. As a result, the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra, which builds the primary trainer, has won contracts with the air forces of Qatar and now

in Air Transport / Features

Why ERJs are rolling up in the African market

Posted 6 March 2017

British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce and Brazilian airframer Embraer are combining to supply redundant narrow-body regional airliners, largely from ex-US airlines, to Africa. Geoff Thomas reports.

in Features

Inflight Connectivity Revolution Gaining Momentum Across Africa

Posted 4 March 2017

Kevin Odhiambo Opiyo – IFEC Specialist takes a look at Africa's latest in flight connectivity position

in Flight Services & Support / Features

Nigeria's fuel crisis leads airlines to the brink

Posted 3 March 2017

Could there be light at the end of the tunnel for Nigeria's aviation fuel crisis? Chukwu Emeke investigates.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Making tactical planning a priority

Posted 2 March 2017

Managing air traffic safely and securely is a critical part of successful command and control operations. Keith Mwanalushi speaks to Dennis Miller, from Harris Corporation, to learn about the significance of tactical air traffic systems for Africa.

in Features / Airports

Why the remotest idea is a good one…

Posted 28 February 2017

With Africa predicted to be one of the fastest-growing aviation regions over the next 20 years, the pressure on its aviation infrastructure is set to grow. Jon Lake reports.

in General Aviation / Features

Why more Kenyans are giving it a whirl…

Posted 27 February 2017

East Africa presents clear opportunities for growing helicopter demand due to its vast remote areas with few airstrips. Githae Mwaniki has been looking at the rotary-wing industry in Kenya.

in Defence / Features

Why the Caravan club keeps growing in Africa

Posted 24 February 2017

African customers of Cessna's Caravan account for around 10% of total production of the utility aircraft and military users are increasingly purchasing the type. But, asks Alan Dron, will the armed Combat Caravan find its way to the continent?

in Air Transport / Features

RwandAir so wide awake to a great future

Posted 23 February 2017

RwandAir recently took delivery of its first wide-body aircraft and, as African Aerospace was going to press, more were on the way. Kaleyesus Bekele looks at the rise and rise of the airline.

in Flight Services & Support / Features

Ethiopian expands its in-flight catering centre

Posted 22 February 2017

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated its new $20 million catering centre in Addis Ababa late last year. Kaleyesus Bekele reports.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

CANSO promoting 'can-do' on safety

Posted 21 February 2017

Collaboration between Africa's air traffic control authorities is growing but more needs to be done to encourage greater efficiency and quality of service, the 4th CANSO Africa conference heard. Alan Dron reports.

in Maintenance / Features

IFS speaks the right language for Africa

Posted 20 February 2017

The growing focus on the use of technology throughout the African aviation industry is starting to attract the attention of one of the world's leading software companies. Steve Knight reports from the IFS World Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.

in Features / Airports

Senegal's international airport to open in December 2017

Posted 17 February 2017

Initially planned to open in December 2015, the launch of Senegal's Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD) is now scheduled for Q4 2017.

in General Aviation / Features

Safety the key as Nigeria's helicopter businesses gear up

Posted 16 February 2017

Around 35,000 annual road deaths, difficulties encountered in accessing the nation's oil refineries, plus 10,000 annual deaths resulting from problems getting to hospital, all point to a helicopter boost in Nigeria.

in Defence / Features

Saab eyeing up the African MPA market

Posted 15 February 2017

Jon Lake looks at Saab's offerings to African maritime aircraft market and concludes that it is still the cheaper, 'lower end' solutions that are expected to be most in demand.

in Air Transport / Features

Why things are looking good for Badr

Posted 14 February 2017

Badr Airlines is the latest in a growing list of carriers to join the African Airlines Association (AFRAA). Alan Peaford found about the airline and its ambitions.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Targeting a unified African sky

Posted 13 February 2017

Lindi-Lee Kirkman, International Air Transport Association (IATA) manager for safety and flight operations in Africa, looks at the issue of unifying the continent's airspace to determine if it is a dream or reality.

in Maintenance / Features

Maintaining the pressure to improve facilities.

Posted 10 February 2017

Pressure is mounting for increased MRO facilities in west Africa. Chukwu Emeke has been looking into the situation.

in Features / Airports

Nigeria suffering as Ghana gets it right

Posted 9 February 2017

Chukwu Emeke turns the spotlight on Ghana's emerging hub status.

in General Aviation / Features

Aussie firm with a foxy new trainer

Posted 8 February 2017

A new breed of aircraft could be the ideal trainer for the Gulf's growing carriers. Liz Moscrop reports

in Defence / Features

Maritime surveillance is all at sea…

Posted 7 February 2017

Alan Warnes takes a look at the maritime surveillance situation in Africa and finds it to be somewhat patchy.

in Air Transport / Features

Back home – the man with a plan

Posted 6 February 2017

Captain Ripton Muzenda became CEO of Air Zimbabwe in August 2016 and has been tasked with restructuring the airline he used to fly for. As he explained to Victoria Moores, this means adjusting its organisational and cost structures.

in Features / People

IATA's four big hurdles to overcome in Africa

Posted 21 December 2016

Kaleyesus Bekele gets the IATA perspective on the state of the African airline industry.

in Defence / Features

Senegal upgrades gunships

Posted 19 December 2016

Senegal has upgraded its pair of Russian-supplied Mil Mi-24P 'Hind-F' helicopter gunships with a new Israeli high-definition electro-optical (EO) system.

in Air Transport / Features

Uganda to revive the national airline

Posted 16 December 2016

After nearly two decades in limbo, the Ugandan Government has announced plans to revive Uganda Airlines as the country's national flag-carrier. Muheebwa Hilary reports.

in Air Transport / Features

Why the only way is up for Boeing

Posted 15 December 2016

Boeing's top man in Africa, Van Rex Gallard, talked with Victoria Moores about the continent's growth prospects as the US manufacturer celebrates its 100th birthday.

in Business Aviation / Features

Dassault innovation standing the test of time

Posted 14 December 2016

French manufacturer Dassault is celebrating its centenary this year and, as Alan Peaford discovers during a flight to Johannesburg from Paris, the company is entering its second century with innovation and optimism in equal measure.

in Defence / Features

Why Lockheed Martin will keep on truckin…

Posted 13 December 2016

Lockheed Martin is aggressively marketing its PZL subsidiary's M28 Skytruck to African customers looking to replace existing An-28s, Airbus C212s, and even Mi-17 helicopters. Jon Lake reports.

in Air Transport / Features

Fast and furious…

Posted 12 December 2016

Will a new CEO provide the necessary impetus to get stuttering low-cost carrier, Fastjet, out of its financial rut? Alan Dron looks at the issues.

in Business Aviation / Features

Lux good, feels good...and does ExecuJet good

Posted 9 December 2016

It was back in 1991 that ExecuJet opened up for business in Lansaria near Johannesburg to set a new standard in African business aviation. Today it is part of a much bigger global business. Alan Peaford finds out why.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Tanzania homes in on new radar

Posted 8 December 2016

The Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) has announced plans for the acquisition of at least four modern aerospace surveillance radar systems to replace the obsolete technology at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) and expand national

in Defence / Features

In safe hands with the Portuguese men of yore…

Posted 7 December 2016

An African C-130 Hercules could be completely rebuilt in Portugal. David Oliver looks at the company behind the project.

in Air Transport / Features

West Africa still strangled by division

Posted 6 December 2016

Most people agree that liberalising the west African air transport market would be good for the region. The problem is, as Chukwu Emeke reports, there are still many obstacles in the way of this happening.

in Business Aviation / Features

A happy start

Posted 5 December 2016

ANAP Business Jets Limited (ANAP Jets) was founded on practicality and a desire to offer a missing service to Nigeria's developing economy. Liz Moscrop examines its business model

in Defence / Features

A sea change in Egypt's naval air power

Posted 2 December 2016

Egypt's naval air power is about to undergo a step-change with the purchase of 46 Kamov attack helicopters, to be carried on new, French-built Mistral-class amphibious assault ships. Alan Dron asks why such equipment is needed?

in Air Transport / Features

Vanilla team and the flavour of things to come

Posted 1 December 2016

Air Austral, Air Madagascar, Air Mauritius and Air Seychelles joined forces in 2015 to create the Vanilla Alliance, which is currently headed by Air Austral CEO Marie-Joseph Malé. A year on, as Victoria Moores reports, the alliance

in Features / Airports

Why it's new fun times at the airpark

Posted 30 November 2016

Githae Mwaniki looks at the rise and rise of Kenya's Orly Airpark.

in Air Transport / Features

The land of opportunity – but still barriers to overcome

Posted 29 November 2016

The African airfreight industry has registered a remarkable growth in the past few years but there's still much work to do. Kaleyesus Bekele reports from the Africa air cargo summit in Addis Ababa.

in Business Aviation / Features

Doctors need a new prescription

Posted 28 November 2016

Humphrey Nkonde looks at the needs of the Zambia Flying Doctor Service, which has been in existence for more than five decades.

in Defence / Features

Inquiry launched into grounded surveillance aircraft

Posted 25 November 2016

The Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS) has allegedly failed to explain why it grounded three Dornier 228 turbo-prop surveillance aircraft, which could have been deployed effectively to provide aerial surveillance services to

in Air Transport / Features

Air Côte d'Ivoire spreads its wings

Posted 24 November 2016

Earlier this year, Air Côte d'Ivoire placed an order with Airbus for three A320neos and two A320s, the Ivorian national airline becoming the first African airline to order the A320neo.

in Air Transport / Features

Avanti improves African aviation safety with GNSS augmentation

Posted 23 November 2016

Avanti Communications has led a new satellite-based project to help reduce the number of air traffic accidents on the African continent. Steve Nichols reports.

in Features / Airports

Upgrade on Entebbe

Posted 22 November 2016

With fast-increasing passenger and cargo traffic at Entebbe International Airport, the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has embarked on a multi-billion dollar plan to expand the country's only international airport. Muheebwa Hillary reports.

in Business Aviation / Features

Charting the way to lower prices

Posted 21 November 2016

When Harold Okwa decided to try and solve the problem of excessively expensive charter rates for business aircraft in his native Nigeria, he realised that a new approach would be required. Alan Dron reports.

in Defence / Features

Why Africa is a land of opportunity for ADS

Posted 18 November 2016

Africa is a key market for Airbus Defence and Space. Jon Lake explores the company's current situation and looks at opportunities within the continent.

in Air Transport / Features

DRC flag-carrier wants to wave goodbye to the past

Posted 17 November 2016

With a little help from Air France, Congo Airways is mapping out a safer future for the Democratic Republic of the Congo's notoriously deadly skies. Martin Rivers spoke to deputy chief executive Jerome Maillet about the one-year-old

in Features / Airports

Maseko: man on a mission

Posted 15 November 2016

South Africa's largest airport operator is on a mission and its CEO explains to Keith Mwanalushi the implications of doing business outside its borders and his response to how airports should deal with the growing threat of terrorism.

in Business Aviation / Features

Busy Izy Air

Posted 14 November 2016

Liz Moscrop looks at the ambitious new addition to Lagos' charter market.

in Defence / Features

Boeing boosts Paramount progress

Posted 11 November 2016

Co-operation between Boeing and South Africa's Paramount Group seems to have revitalized the African company's advanced high-performance reconnaissance light aircraft (AHRLAC) programme. Jon Lake reports.

in Air Transport / Features

AFRAA boss considers the big questions

Posted 10 November 2016

Victoria Moores caught up with African Airlines Association (AFRAA) secretary general, Elijah Chingosho, ahead of this year's annual general assembly (AGA), which will be held on November 20-22 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Here's how the

in Air Transport / Features

Camair-Co survival fight is now desperate

Posted 28 September 2016

Camair-Co is succumbing to the same financial malaise that grounded predecessor Cameroon Airlines. Chief executive, Jean Paul Nana Sandjo, tells Martin Rivers how the flag-carrier is fighting back.

in Features / Airports

Transparency key to any privatisation

Posted 27 September 2016

Chukwu Emeke talks to the experts to explore privatisation options for Nigeria's airports.

in Defence / Features

Lockheed's Herculean effort in Africa

Posted 26 September 2016

Lockheed Martin is focusing increased attention on Africa as a market for its C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft, in the face of stiff competition from the Airbus Defence C295, and the Alenia C-27J Spartan. Jon Lake reports.

in Air Transport / Features

Learning the lessons of a lucky escape

Posted 25 September 2016

Mohammed Yassin, the chief executive of Daallo Airlines, talks to Martin Rivers about the bombing of Flight 159 in Mogadishu.

in Features / Airports

Birthing pains for island's new airport

Posted 24 September 2016

The airport on St Helena – the small island in the south Atlantic around 1,200 miles off Africa's west coast – is becoming operational. But, as Samantha Wellard reports, the project has not always gone without a hitch.

in Air Transport / Features

Boeing 787 'first' for Air Austral

Posted 23 September 2016

Reunion Island carrier, Air Austral, has taken its first Boeing 787, joining the 21 African 787s already in service with Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and Royal Air Maroc. Victoria Moores reports.

in Features / Airports

Handling a new idea in Ethiopia

Posted 22 September 2016

Kaleyesus Bekele looks at the impact made at Ethiopia's Addis Ababa Bole International Airport by ICAS, the first private ground-handling company.

in Air Transport / Features

Battle hots up in east Africa's thriving LCC market

Posted 21 September 2016

Githae Mwaniki spotlights the rise and rise of the east African low-cost carriers.

in Business Aviation / Features

Why education is vital in the fight for air safety

Posted 20 September 2016

GCS Safety Solutions MD, Michael Grüninger, believes education is important in providing safe air transport, and that supporting AfBAA is a positive step in the right direction.

in Defence / Features

Algeria ups its order for Night Hunters

Posted 19 September 2016

Algeria's substantial order for Russian combat helicopters indicates concern about both terrorists and international rivals, according to specialists on the region.

in Features / Airports

As airports improve, Kenya ponders the oversight problem

Posted 18 September 2016

Airport improvements are being completed throughout Kenya. However, as Githae Mwaniki explains, there are still worries over the country's oversight regulation policy.

in Maintenance / Features

Why the Ethiopian Air Force is 'going spare'

Posted 17 September 2016

Ethiopia's air force has turned northwards – far northwards – in its efforts to keep some members of its elderly transport and training fleet airworthy.

in Air Transport / Features

Battling back from the financial nosedive

Posted 16 September 2016

Almost a year on from revealing the worst loss in Kenyan corporate history, the national carrier is deep into a major turnaround programme, as Alan Dron found out when he spoke to CEO Mbuvi Ngunze.

in Defence / Features

Cameroon's night hunters in the spotlight

Posted 15 September 2016

Erwan de Cherisey takes a close look at the Cameroonian Air Force's Z9WE attack helicopters.

in Business Aviation / Features

A passion for saving lives

Posted 14 September 2016

Dr Ola Orekunrin, a helicopter pilot and founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria, talks to Chukwu Emeke about the problems and solutions for dealing with medical emergencies in such a vast area.

in Features / Airports

There's no place like Lomé…

Posted 13 September 2016

Lomé aspires to become regional hub with a new state-of-the-art passenger terminal, as Kaleyesus Bekele discovers.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Human tragedy of the LAM Mozambique air crash

Posted 12 September 2016

Victoria Moores looks at the facts behind the human tragedy of the LAM Mozambique Embraer 190 air crash as the final accident report is published.

in Air Transport / Features

Trouble in paradise…

Posted 11 September 2016

Cape Verde's unique geography, landscape and demographics should be a blessing for state-owned Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, (TACV). But, as Martin Rivers reports, the flag-carrier is struggling to turn potential into profits.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

ICAO meeting African challenges head on

Posted 10 September 2016

In an exclusive interview, the International Civil Aviation Organization's president of the council, Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, explains to Keith Mwanalushi how ICAO is responding to air transport challenges throughout Africa.

in Defence / Features

Africa's air forces could be getting a Grippen

Posted 9 September 2016

Recognising that many African economies are growing and noting that some African air forces need, or may soon need, new fighters, Saab is quietly promoting the Gripen. Jon Lake reports.

in Air Transport / Features

The battle for Cape Verde is hotting up

Posted 8 September 2016

A small archipelago off the coast of west Africa is about to become a battlefield as two newcomers try to grab a slice of the local market from the national carrier. Alan Dron reports.

in Air Transport / Features

Why this game of TAAG is a real challenge!

Posted 7 September 2016

Four years after retiring, industry veteran Peter Hill is back in the driving seat of another flag-carrier – TAAG Angola – embarking on his biggest challenge to date at a parastatal beset by corruption and economic vulnerability. He talks to

in Air Transport / Features

The rise and rise of Asky Airlines… with more to come

Posted 6 September 2016

Five years after launching operations, Asky Airlines made history last year by recording its first profit. Now the airline is unveiling exciting future plans. Kaleyesus Bekele met CEO, Henok Tefera, to find out more.

in Features

BAE 146 hits historic milestone today

Posted 2 September 2016

On September 3rd 1981 the first BAe 146 regional jetliner took to the skies from the British Aerospace airfield at Hatfield, Hertfordshire. The aircraft – and its later-build successor, the Avro RJ – was destined to become Britain's most successful jet

in Business Aviation / Features

West Africa emerging as business aviation market

Posted 27 June 2016

West Africa, particularly Nigeria, are emerging as business aviation growth markets as the region continues to develop industries based on its natural resources, according to the Middle East's only African-owned aviation company.

in Features

Nigeria facing a fund of financial problems

Posted 14 June 2016

Chukwu Emeke looks at the financial issues threatening Nigeria's airline business.

in Features

Missing flight MS804 adds to Egypt's aviation woes

Posted 19 May 2016

Egyptian aviation was dealt another blow by Thursday's disappearance of flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo

in General Aviation / Features

Getting the NAC of Africa

Posted 6 April 2016

National Airways Corporation (NAC) is Africa's largest general aviation company. Ian Sheppard visited its Lanseria Airport base near Johannesburg and found that it is also one of Africa's most diverse aviation companies.

in Features / People

Flying First Class with Nelly Chileshe Bupe

Posted 16 March 2016

Zambian national, Nelly Chileshe Bupe, works as cabin crew looking after First Class passengers for Emirates combining her career with her passion for travelling. She has worked for the carrier for the past seven and a half years and has worked up

in Features / Airports

Safety must come first

Posted 12 February 2016

Oscar Nkala looks at some of the latest developments in airport security across Africa, which have taken on increased significance following the November 13 attacks in Paris.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

The Eastern bloc

Posted 11 February 2016

The East Africa Community is moving towards creating a single bloc of sky above 24,000ft to improve safety and gain air traffic control efficiency and performance advantages. Hillary Muheebwa reports.

in Features / Airports

High-tech terminal rises from the ashes

Posted 10 February 2016

Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), in Lagos, is the first and only privately-funded terminal in Nigeria. Keith Mwanalushi spoke to the terminal's chief executive to see how new technology has transformed operations.

in Air Transport / Features

Napoleon goes solo...

Posted 9 February 2016

It is one of the most remote spots on the globe. Its population of around 4,500 has huge problems reaching the outside world. For St Helena, however, a new airport means that life is about to change dramatically. Alan Dron reports.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Hurry, catch the high-speed train before it's too late...

Posted 7 February 2016

After 26 years with little progress, can Africa finally see Open Skies in 2017? That's the plan, and it's being shepherded through by AFCAC secretary general Iyabo Sosina, who spoke with Victoria Moores at November's AFRAA

in Air Transport / Features

Ngunze balancing the buck at KQ...

Posted 7 February 2016

Kenya Airways was pushed to the brink last year when it posted the biggest ever loss in the country's history. Chief executive Mbuvi Ngunze discusses the recovery effort with Martin Rivers.

in Maintenance / Features

VIA aims for the summit at Kilimanjaro

Posted 7 February 2016

Multi-skilled Susan Mashibe is bringing MRO to Tanzania. Marcella Nethersole reports.

in Aircraft Interiors / Features

Company with a big appetite for growth

Posted 6 February 2016

Kaleyesus Bekele profiles the first privately owned flight catering company in Ethiopia.

in Features / Airports

Drones give air cargo a new buzz

Posted 6 February 2016

Africa is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world. But, while the rise in trade is boosting airfreight, infrastructural problems remain. Studies show that drones will be able to cater for 10 to 20% of regional cargo transportation in the future.

in Air Transport / Features

The spirit of a rising national

Posted 5 February 2016

A young pilot and entrepreneur established National Airways, one of the fledgling private airlines in Ethiopia, in 2007. Nine years on, Kaleyesus Bekele talks to that man – captain Abera Lemi – about his company's progress.

in Defence / Features

Pirate Patrol

Posted 4 February 2016

The European Union launched the EU Naval Force's 'operation Atalanta' in December 2008 as part of its comprehensive approach to Somalia. Dave Oliver reports from Djibouti on its progress to date.

in Business Aviation / Features

How the West was won by Slovenia

Posted 3 February 2016

Slovenian private jet operator and manager, Elit'Avia, is building up its business in the west African marketplace, despite the challenges facing business aviation in the region. Alan Dron reports.

in Maintenance / Features

Sabena alliance takes the Congo MROs to a new level

Posted 2 February 2016

Belgian MRO specialist Sabena Aerospace has linked up with Equatorial Congo Air (ECAir) to create a central African MRO centre. As Alan Dron discovered, this will help instil an aviation culture in a new generation of local

in Business Aviation / Features

Angola's Best friend

Posted 1 February 2016

Angola has steadily become one of Africa's most prominent business aviation hubs and that is down to one couple – Nuno and Alcinda Pereira, the founding partners of Bestfly Flight Support. Marcella Nethersole reports.

in Defence / Features

Cameroon's skilling fields

Posted 31 January 2016

The Cameroonian armed forces have been in bitter conflict with Boko Haram (now Islamic State's west Africa province) since 2014 in a bid to prevent the terrorists from expanding their foothold in the country's northern territory. Erwan de Cherisey reports.

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Making tactical planning a priority

Managing air traffic safely and securely is a critical part of successful command and control operations. Keith Mwanalushi speaks to Dennis Miller, from Harris Corporation, to learn about the significance of tactical air traffic

SAA's burning ambition...

South African Airways' (SAA) financial state has come under close scrutiny over the last few year, along with its revolving door of CEOs. SAA acting general manager commercial Aaron Munetsi is an exception; he has been with the airline

Why the remotest idea is a good one…

With Africa predicted to be one of the fastest-growing aviation regions over the next 20 years, the pressure on its aviation infrastructure is set to grow. Jon Lake reports.

Nigeria opts for Super Mushshaks

With the introduction of a new glass cockpit, the Super Mushshak has been unleashed with a new lease of life. As a result, the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra, which builds the primary trainer, has won contracts with the air

Ghana's small unit making a huge impact

Erwan de Cherisey takes a detailed look at the Ghana Air Force operation in Mali.

Eye spy in Africa

Increasing terrorist threats have led to a massive increase in special mission aircraft in Africa. Alan Warnes looks at the latest situation.

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